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Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
supportive of israel. he had objected to sanctions against iran and instead wanted direct negotiations. he made some remarks seen as anti-gay. he's since apologized, but he made them like eight, nine, ten years ago and apologized a couple weeks ago so there's questions there. a lot out there. when you're a senator, you say a lot of stuff and cast a lot of votes and it's mostly republicans. this is something that on paper looks like here's a bipartisan thing. i'm going to put a republican in the defense department which is a democratic president's favorite place to put a republican, and it's the republicans objecting, but on hagel's support for israel there's also some democrats who say i have a lot of tough questions. again, whether tough questions --ful president makes this nomination, whether tough questions turn into you know a resistance path i don't think we'll know but they will be really interesting hearings. >> they certainly will be. we spoke with congressman engel yesterday, and he also weighed in on that as well. let's talk about since you mentioned the republicans, are they wil
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
than emphatic about his support for israel. >>> we saw it with the fiscal cliff, now the capitol hill confrontations over the debt ceiling are expected to get as intense if not worse. the debt ceiling is the legal limit on the nation's borrowing. in his weekly address, the president says he is taking a hard line on the issue. >> one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for the bill they've already racked up. if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. last time congress threatened this course of action, our entire economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses cannot afford that dangerous game again. >> as you would expect, republicans are also drawing a line despite approving the fiscal cliff compromise. gop lawmakers say it was missing something monumental -- long-term spending cuts. here's a clip of their weekly address. >> the simple truth is that we are in this fiscal mess because washington takes too much of your money
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. >> profoundly wrong on some of the biggest national security threats confronting the united states today. >>> mechanical problems keep rolling in for boeing's 787 dreamliner. >> more like a nightmare. three of boeing's brand new planes suffered a slue of issues. >> fire and leaking fuel. >> error message related to the plane's braking system. >> all these little glitches that boeing says they are, or is there something else that's happening? >> reporter: nope. boeing says just growing pains. but airlines are growing impatient. >> they have a quality problem. and this quality problem should be resolved. >> reporter: speaking of problems. >> wow, i tell you quarterbacks, you get all the good-looking women. what a beautiful woman. >> wow! >> whoa! >> reporter: that's legendary sportscaster brent musberger oozing over the 23-year-old girlfriend of the alabama quarterback. >> musberger, chill out, baby. >> some thought it was creepy, but not the beautiful woman herself. >> the fact that h
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
is not supportive enough of israel. he has been criticize d for anti-gay comments he has made in the past and has since apologized for those. >>> 7.5 earthquake that hit off the southern coast of alaska. tsunami warnings were sebt out shortly after the quake but now they've been canceled. there has been no damage reported. >>> venezuelan officials have reported that hugo chavez has a severe lung infection and is, quote, fighting for his health. the controversial leader is now in cuba, where he went for his fourth cancer operation last month. his fragile helmet is casting doubt on whether the 58-year-old will be able to be inaugurated next week. senior latin american affairs d editor joins me right now. they're tight lipped. they just say he's fighting for his health. we haven't seen video of him. if he doesn't take this oath, does he still become president? >> he can still become president. what we have seen in the last 24 hours or so, vice president opening the door for the possibility of opening the constitution in a way to reflect such that. he needs to be sworn in by january 10th. one possib
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